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  • Do you really want quality health care?

    07/31/2010 4:00:59 PM PDT · by Big Bureaucracy · 13 replies · 4+ views
    Big Bureaucracy ^ | July 31st, 2010 | Ellie Velinska
    You’ve heard the phrase “We should pay the health care providers not for “volume of care” but for “quality of care”. You’ve heard it from politicians on the left, right and center. You’ve heard about the transition to “evidence based” care that will save us tons of money. But do you really know what “quality of care” means and what “evidence based medicine” means. Quality means different thing to different people. Quality may refer to the perception of the degree to which the product or service meets the customer’s expectations. Your grandma’s apple pie may be the standard for quality...